Russell, Arkansas

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Russell, Arkansas
Town
Location in White County and the state of Arkansas
Location in White County and the state of Arkansas
Coordinates: 35°21′46″N 91°30′35″W / 35.36278°N 91.50972°W / 35.36278; -91.50972Coordinates: 35°21′46″N 91°30′35″W / 35.36278°N 91.50972°W / 35.36278; -91.50972
Country United States
State Arkansas
County White
Area
 • Total 0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
 • Land 0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 233 ft (71 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 228
 • Density 1,140/sq mi (456/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 72139
Area code(s) 501
FIPS code 05-61640
GNIS feature ID 0081894

Russell is a town in White County, Arkansas, United States. Dennis Pierce is the current mayor. The population was 228 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Russell is located at 35°21′46″N 91°30′35″W / 35.36278°N 91.50972°W / 35.36278; -91.50972 (35.362907, -91.509687).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.5 km² (0.2 mi²), all land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 200
1910 147 −26.5%
1920 172 17.0%
1930 174 1.2%
1940 206 18.4%
1950 241 17.0%
1960 203 −15.8%
1970 231 13.8%
1980 232 0.4%
1990 180 −22.4%
2000 228 26.7%
2010 216 −5.3%
Est. 2015 216 [2] 0.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 228 people, 103 households, and 64 families residing in the town. The population density was 419.2/km² (1,102.9/mi²). There were 116 housing units at an average density of 213.3/km² (561.1/mi²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.56% White and 0.44% Native American. 1.32% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 103 households out of which 29.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.7% were married couples living together, 15.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.9% were non-families. 34.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.21 and the average family size was 2.83.

In the town, the population was spread out with 26.8% under the age of 18, 5.7% from 18 to 24, 24.1% from 25 to 44, 29.4% from 45 to 64, and 14.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 82.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.5 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $20,208, and the median income for a family was $26,250. Males had a median income of $26,875 versus $26,042 for females. The per capita income for the town was $12,032. About 20.0% of families and 23.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 32.3% of those under the age of eighteen and 15.0% of those sixty five or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  4. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.